DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(031922)-NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART BIOMECHANICS LAB AT UTPB

Odessa, Texas/March 19, 2022-The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has a new multi-million-dollar state-of-the-art biomechanics lab located in the D. Kirk Edwards Human Performance Center. The lab allows students to learn about bodies in motion, and help student-atheletes who are injured see how their injuries are healing. 

(Alanna Dennison, Academic Chair-Department of Human Performance-UT Permian Basin) 

The software used in the UTPB bio-mechanics lab is the same software used in the development of FORTNITE gaming animation. 

(Alanna Dennison, Academic Chair-Department of Human Performance-UT Permian Basin) 

Students in anatomy classes can see body movement in a simple wireframe model in a 3D space. 

(Alanna Dennison, Academic Chair-Department of Human Performance-UT Permian Basin) 

UTPB has the opportunity through the bio-mechanics lab to bring in high school atheletes, recreational athletes from all over the region to look at movement quality and help prevent injuries. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera 

Author: Danny Barrera